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K-5|Private
19 students
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School leader:  Karen Carney
1246 West Thorndale Avenue
Chicago, IL 60660

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(773) 442-2371
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"An elementary school nurturing character, & cultivating intellectual curiosity."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • World languages
    Spanish
  • Sports
    None
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13 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · April 07, 2016
This school is a treasure. The teachers are bright, energetic, and hard-working. Small class sizes mean each child receives work that is tailored to where they are. We also like the mixed-age classrooms and the beneficial effects we have seen,... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 17, 2014
We have been incredibly happy with our choice for our child to attend this school in the Fall. Everyone we have met is committed to the children blossoming and learning at their pace. Both Quaker and non-quaker families will feel comfortable... more

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Submitted by a parent · February 28, 2014
We could not imagine a better school for our son than Chicago Friends School. The teachers have been supportive and flexible as they have helped us understand our son's strength and challenges, have engaged collaboratively with outside... more

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Submitted by a parent · February 11, 2014
CFS is a warm and nurturing learning community! Project-based learning capitalizes on the students innate sense of curiosity; simultaneously refining math, reading, science and art skills. Everyday our son is so excited to share new facts and... more

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About this school

Chicago Friends School is guided by Quaker principles of peace, equality, simplicity, integrity, community, and service. We welcome Quaker and non-Quaker children of diverse backgrounds. We provide an educational environment that meets children’s intellectual, social and emotional needs, nurtures relationships, and that fosters a sense of belonging, social awareness, and personal responsibility.

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Last modified: April 7, 2016
Last modified Chicago Friends School is a Private school that serves grades K-5
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